Theme Of Poison In Hamlet

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The play Hamlet by Shakespeare is about a man named, Claudius, who kills his brother with poison, so he can become the king and marry with his brother’s wife. Then, his nephew, Hamlet wants to get revenge on his uncle for killing his father. To begin with, the play Hamlet contains many themes that have a really deep meaning. When analyzing the play Hamlet by the theme that the real poison in the play is revenge, and ambition, there are many examples of how this theme is shown in the play, like how Claudius poisoned his brother and he also died of poison, Hamlet wanting to get revenge, and Laertes also getting revenge of Hamlet. The theme that the real poison is revenge can be shown at the beginning of the play, since Claudius killed Hamlet’s father, he wants to get revenge because that was what the ghost of his father told him to do in order for his father to go to heaven. For instance, in the movie of the play when Horatio and the others show Hamlet that his father’s ghost has been appearing, and the ghost tells Hamlet to follow him, when Hamlet goes to see what the ghost wanted to tell him. The ghost tells him that Claudius killed him by pouring poison through his ear while he was sleeping one afternoon. Poison appears since the beginning of the play, showing that poison would have a meaning in the theme of the play. Claudius killed his brother with poison, and at the end of the play Hamlet actually kills him with poison the same way as he killed his brother. Also
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